UREC at the University of Arkansas celebrates Love Yourself Week

This past Valentine’s Day week, students at the University of Arkansas had the opportunity to participate in a variety of healthy and mindful activities designed to remind everyone in the UA community to love and

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February 17, 2017|Categories: Events, health & wellbeing, marketing, Member Spotlight, Membership, NIRSA, strategic values|

New Members – February 2017

Join us in welcoming our new professional, student, institutional and associate members who are now part of the NIRSA community. The following members joined NIRSA as of February 15, 2017.

Professional Members

Allison BeardsleyMorrisville State CollegeSarah BerryCentral Washington

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Make the most out of National Nutrition Month this coming March

A version of this article first appeared on the fitDEGREE blog
Some people have the misconception that they can’t maintain a balanced diet during their undergraduate and graduate years. College is often the first time students

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Celebrate Canada Day at NIRSA 2017

At the 2017 NIRSA Annual Conference & Campus Rec and Wellness Expo, which is happening in National Harbor, MD from February 21–24, we’ll have our largest contingent of Canadian attendees ever as we celebrate the

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February 14, 2017|Categories: canada, championship series notes, conference, Membership, networking, NIRSA, nirsa 2017, regions|

Canada is now a distinct part of NIRSA’s regional structure

Earlier this week, the NIRSA Board of Directors took the final step required by the Association’s Regional Composition Policy—which was approved by member vote in recent elections—and with the passing of a Board resolution they

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February 10, 2017|Categories: bylaws, canada, Membership, networking, NIRSA, regions|

Resources to promote social justice on campus–complexities of race, gender, and identity

On behalf of NIRSA’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Commission, I invite you to take some time this week to review the resources below. Whether you choose to integrate them into an upcoming staff training or

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Members on the Move

Congratulations to the following movers and shakers within NIRSA!.fusion-button.button-5 .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-5 i {color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-5 {border-width:0px;border-color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-5 .fusion-button-icon-divider{border-color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-5:hover .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-5:hover i,.fusion-button.button-5:focus .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-5:focus i,.fusion-button.button-5:active .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-5:active{color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-5:hover, .fusion-button.button-5:focus, .fusion-button.button-5:active{border-width:0px;border-color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-5:hover .fusion-button-icon-divider, .fusion-button.button-5:hover .fusion-button-icon-divider, .fusion-button.button-5:active .fusion-button-icon-divider{border-color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-5{width:100%;}Are you on the move? Update

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The University of Texas at Austin Recreational Sports celebrates its 100th anniversary

The 2016–2017 year marks the 100th anniversary of the Division of Recreational Sports at the University of Texas at Austin. A year-long celebration will culminate this spring when past and current participants, employees, intramural champions,

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NIRSA bylaws amended by member vote in NIRSA’s 2017 elections

With widespread approval—over 93%— NIRSA professional members passed the proposed amendments to the NIRSA Bylaws. With 30% of eligible voters participating, NIRSA’s 2017 elections successfully came to a close on January 30.
The approved amendments to

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February 2, 2017|Categories: bylaws, canada, Elections, global perspective, leadership, Membership, NIRSA, regions, Uncategorized|

Oregon State celebrates a 100-year legacy of sport, leadership, and wellness

A century ago, visionary leaders formalized intramural programming at Oregon State University based on the unspoken hypothesis that students who engage in collegiate recreation perform, persist, and graduate at higher rates than those who don’t.

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